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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Molluginaceae
Genus: Psammotropha
Species: P. alternifolia – P. anguina – P. diffusa – P. frigida – P. marginata – P. mucronata – P. myriantha – P. obovata – P. obtusa – P. quadrangularis – P. spicata

Psammotropha Eckl. & Zeyh. Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral. [Ecklon & Zeyher] 2: 286. (1836)

Type species: Psammotropha marginata (Thunb.) Druce Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 4(Suppl. 2): 642. (1917) originally designated as Psammotropha parvifolia Eckl. & Zeyh. Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral. [Ecklon & Zeyher] 2: 287. (1836)


Ecklon, C.F. & Zeyher, C.L.P. 1836. Enumeratio Plantarum Africae Australis Extratropicae 2: 286.
African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Psammotropha. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 2017 Apr. 21.
Hassler, M. 2017. Psammotropha. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2017 Apr. 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Psammotropha. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 21 2017.
Thulin, M., Moore, A.J., El-Seedi, H., Larsson, A., Christin, P.A. & Edwards, E.J. 2016. Phylogeny and generic delimitation in Molluginaceae, new pigment data in Caryophyllales, and the new family Corbichoniaceae. Taxon 65(4): 775–793. DOI: 10.12705/654.6 Full text PDF from ResearchGate Reference page. 2017. Psammotropha. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 21 Apr. 2017.

Psammotropha is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Molluginaceae.[1]

Its native range is Tanzania to Southern Africa.[1]


Psammotropha alternifolia Killick
Psammotropha anguina Compton
Psammotropha diffusa Adamson
Psammotropha frigida Schltr.
Psammotropha marginata (Thunb.) Druce
Psammotropha mucronata (Thunb.) Fenzl
Psammotropha myriantha Sond.
Psammotropha obovata Adamson
Psammotropha obtusa Adamson
Psammotropha quadrangularis (L.f.) Fenzl
Psammotropha spicata Adamson


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